amylaceous

[ am-uh-ley-shuh s ]
/ ˌæm əˈleɪ ʃəs /

adjective

of the nature of starch; starchy.

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Origin of amylaceous

First recorded in 1820–30; amyl- + -aceous
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British Dictionary definitions for amylaceous

amylaceous
/ (ˌæmɪˈleɪʃəs) /

adjective

of or resembling starch
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Medical definitions for amylaceous

amylaceous
[ ăm′ə-lāshəs ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or resembling starch; starchy.
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